As I pulled together a collection of the leading residential communities in North America for the Upscale Living Magazine, golf is often the centerpiece of the community. However, beyond golf, there are also ski in/out capabilities, equestrian programs, tennis clubs and other perks that make these communities a diverse collection of options. ...

When the Upscale Living Magazine wanted to find a perfect pairing for the summer grilling season, the combination by Greg Norman of his Australian Prime’s Wagyu New York Strip steak and a bottle of Greg Norman Estates Shiraz wine was a great find for the season. ...

For LuxeGetaways | The “Suite Life” while at sea can be a thrilling getaway for families, providing endless activities for kids of all ages, dynamic dining option, exciting ports of call and priceless views. LuxeGetaways was able to chat with Heidi M. Allison, President of CruiseCompete, about the opportunities available now from many cruise lines, which have larger suites ideal for families...

Earth Day has become increasingly popular globally, and is much more than just attending a rally, or celebrating a single day. This movement is stronger than ever, as it enters it’s 46th year of inspiring, challenging ideas, igniting passion and motivating people to take action. It began as a voice of emerging consciousness that channeled human energy towards environmental issues;...

With so many unique travel opportunities available today, I pulled together 15 of my favorite travel experiences for 2015 for the readers of Upscale Living Magazine. Included in this collection is AKA Beverly Hills, Boca Raton Resort & Club, Andaz West Hollywood, Casa Magna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa, Dromoland Castle, Hotel Kamp, Dooks Golf Links, Tralee Golf Club,...

Clearly one of the most iconic properties in the United States, The Breakers Palm Beach continues to impress international guests each year. During my most recent visit, I further explored the many attributes that make this one-of-a-kind resort truly remarkable...

The Florida Keys‘ rich history, diverse culture and constantly evolving art scene make this unique series of islands a world-class destination. International influences, especially those from the Americas and Caribbean, have made the area a favorite getaway for artists and writers searching for a relaxed atmosphere with unrivaled natural beauty that serves as constant inspiration. The Keys have always attracted a large...

I was recently asked to test the Seiko Astron GPS Solar, but all feedback and opinions are my own, and based on my personal experience with the #AstronElite. With a thorough “test drive” of the Seiko Astron over the course of several weeks, and across several continents; I was able to gain a new perspective of the modern-day Seiko brand....

This was an interesting story to develop, thanks to the input from a very dynamic group of frequent travelers. Within the feature, travel tips and tricks to help other travelers came from philanthropist, Adrienne Arsht; golf entrepreneur, Annika Sorenstam; director at FoundersCard, Scott Poniewaz; CEO of Knot Standard, Matthew Mueller; and executive director of national accounts for Loews Hotels &...